Five questions with Mount Vernon defender Habib Balde

<b>Q: What location is the farthest from the Washington D.C. metro area that you’ve traveled?</b>

A: Fort Benning, Ga., for basic [training] this summer.

<b>Q: What was that experience like?</b>

A: Best experience of my life — best and worst.

<b>Q: Who is your favorite music artist?</b>

A: Lil’ Wayne. It has to be. He’s a musical god.

<b>Q: What are your plans for after school?</b>

A: I’m going to play football at Norfolk State University and commission as an officer through ROTC.

<b>Q: What’s your favorite movie?</b>

A : "Avatar."

— Jon Roetman